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MILF urged not to tolerate criminal acts of members

THE Moro Islamic Liberation Front , the largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines, should not tolerate its members allegedly engaged in criminal activities, such as hostage-taking, an official said Sunday.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Straits Times

Militants free kidnapped engineer in Philippines

Suspected Islamic militants have freed a Filipino engineer they abducted in the southern Philippines 53 days ago, the military said on Sunday.

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ABS-CBN News

Who gives Bianca Gonzalez financial tips?

MANILA, Philippines When it comes to managing finances, even celebrities seek help from their colleagues who are savvier when it comes to investing.

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Sun-Star

Other christian denominations: What they do on Lent

WHILE majority of the Filipino Catholics commemorate Jesus Christ's passion starting with Palm Sunday to Crucifixion and then the Resurrection, the other Christian denominations honor His passion in different ways.

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Related Topix: Life, Palm Sunday, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), World News, Good Friday

Sun-Star

My reflections

AFTER a two-day respite from work on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, I was back at the office early yesterday to write this column.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, World News, Opinion

MindaNews

Good Friday Ride

Pilgrims get to experience the fun and excitement riding the rapids after a visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Cagayan de Oro City on Good Friday, 19 April 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

How Red Ribbon grew from a small QC bakeshop

MANILA, Philippines Before becoming the household name that it is today, Red Ribbon began its operations as a small bakeshop along Timog, Quezon City in March 1979.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Why Pangasinan beach is 'Boracay of the North'

If you're tired of the usual summer hotspots, there are many more beaches in the Philippines worth exploring.

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ABS-CBN News

How an ex-fishball vendor became a millionaire

MANILA, Philippines From selling fishballs and gulaman outside the Quezon City Hall, businesswoman Grace Gupana is now making millions off of ampalaya capsules.

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Sys-Con Media

The Global IoT & Lower Cost IT

Twitter is fun for me, if for no other reason than I "meet" many wildly interesting people through it.

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CNN

Opinion: Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

Penitents in San Fernando, Philippines, hang from wooden crosses on Good Friday, April 18, as they take part in a re-enactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion.

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Related Topix: Life, Good Friday, Holidays, World News, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Spain, Opinion

The Huffington Post

In The Philippines, Observers Perform Crucifixion Reenactment In Good Friday Ritual

Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation.

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Weekend Balita

Lacson: Distribution of Yolanda funds by Mar Roxas appropriate

Secretary Manuel Roxas II accepts his appointment to the Department of Interior and Local Government replacing Sec. Jesse Robredo, as announced by President Benigno S. Aquino III during a press briefing at the PresidentA a a s Hall in Malacanang Palace on Friday .

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San Diego NewsCape

USS Cowpens, USS Spruance Return from Deployment

Guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens and guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance returned to Naval Base San Diego today following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean.

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ABS-CBN News

Maynilad cancels scheduled water interruptions

Maynilad Water Services Inc. on Thursday cancelled its scheduled three-day water service interruptions in parts of Metro Manila and Cavite.

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ABS-CBN News

Solons seek tighter laws on 'toy weapons'

Lawmakers are seeking tighter regulations on realistic-looking toy weapons amid increasing concern that these are being used by criminals, especially holduppers.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sun-Star

City jail violates BJMP memo

A GOVERNMENT agency that was denied entry inside the jail in Cagayan de Oro City to verify the incident of a hunger strike staged by the inmates, accused the jail warden for defying a memorandum which allows the Commission on Human Rights to get access to the prisoners.

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ABS-CBN News

300 families lose homes to QC fire

MANILA, Philippines Around 300 families lost their homes due to a fire that hit a residential area in Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City early Thursday.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

In this Wednesday, April 16, 2014, file photo, passengers walk past the medical quarantine area showing information sheets for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila.

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ABS-CBN News

Man found dead inside SUV in Makati

MANILA, Philippines A 58-year-old Chinese man was found dead inside a sports utility vehicle parked along Barangay Pinagkaisihan, Makati Thursday.

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